Mickfield Hostas
Established 1981

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Our Plant Heritage National Collection
Our National Collection currently contains well over 2000 varieties but not all of them are listed on our website. For those we cannot supply we suggest an alternative if suitable.

  • Our 2023 Availability List shows varieties we have for sale this year, which may be in limited quantities. If we have less than 6 of a variety, it won't be listed so it is always a good idea to ask if you want something specific as we may be able to help.
  • If you just wish to browse the available varieties click here to find out how.
  • Availability search - if you are after a specific combination of characteristics, take a look at our search resource , which allows you to browse available varieties organised by dominant leaf colour, size, flower colour and fragrance.
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Plant availability
We have around 1,000 varieties for sale this year and are happy to divide parent plants in the collection for special requests, providing the plants are suitable for division. If we cannot do this then we operate a 'wish list' and will contact you when divisions do become available.
Just email us if you have any specific requests and we will do what we can to help you source the plant.

Plant characteristics

There are several well established conventions for describing hosta plant characteristics and we have drawn upon the collective wisdom of the Hosta Registration journals, Mark Zilis's comprehensive study of the hosta genus and the American Hosta Society. Our own observations, gathered over more than 40 years of growing hostas, have shown us that descriptions of growth characteristics must only be used as a guide. In reality, each plant will grow slightly differently according to the environment in which it is planted.

Hosta images
We are gradually building our own collection of images on the website but would like to take this opportunity to recommend the Hosta Library as an excellent source of images. The photos used on this site are of hostas grown naturally, in a variety of conditions. The advantage of including a number of different images is that you can easily see how the different growing conditions affects the growth and colouring of the individual plants.

Last updated: 3/6/2024